[Marxism] unity on the left in Australia

Graham Milner gkmilner at bigpond.com
Tue Feb 5 20:36:56 MST 2013




> On 2/5/13 9:17 PM, Graham Milner wrote:
>>  It is quite clear from
>> a reading of the history of the Russian Revolutions in the early part of
>> the 20th century that the Russian Marxist left was deeply concerned with
>> historical analogies, particularly with respect to the earlier Great
>> French Revolution and the bourgeois-democratic transformations of the
>> 19th century.
>
> Absolutely. Look what happened to Boris Schmendrick when he deviated from 
> a correct analysis. From the barricades in St. Petersburg 1905 to 
> directing Fatty Arbuckle. What a downfall.

What have you got against Fatty Arbuckle?   I thought he worked for the 
Sennett studios, anyway?





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